Pooh-Bah Location: austin,tx Member Since: 21st Mar 2002 Total posts: 2363
Posted:basically most use a mix of lamp oil and white gas. play with the mixtures and see what you like. lamp oil is safer, so use as much as you can of it. white gas burns brighter, hotter, and cleaner but is explosive and that's BAAAD. white gas can be used staight, if your crazy like a fox, and that's about as bright as it gets. it is also sticky so watch the wraps and wear thick clothes! and learn how to avoid explosions first, too!
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emmanuelle369 member Location: australia Member Since: 14th Jul 2002 Total posts: 13
Posted:i use a 50/50 mixture of citronella lamp oil and kerosine.... so far it has worked really well.... it burns fairly bright and you get a smoky citronellary kind of smell which is alot better than kerosine.....if you want to go really bright than i have no idea but be careful whatever you chosse.......
old hand Location: Bath, England Member Since: 26th Oct 2001 Total posts: 1031
Posted:If you want really really bright why not try a roll of magnesium ribbon You remember in school when you set fire to little bits of it?(disclaimer - dont really try this as it burns reallllllly hot and I dont want to be responsible for any injuries!)